The spacecraft is to end its two-year examination of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on Friday. Here is what the European Space Agency mission found out.
Rita Schulz says she was ‘shafted’ by management when she was dropped as lead scientist on Rosetta mission six months before its culmination A leading space scientist has accused the European Space Agency of having a “problem with promoting women” that has led to men holding almost every top job at the agency. Continue reading...
The Cristiano Ronaldo sad face By Ben Green Saturday, September 24th, 2016 21:34 Ronaldo pulls a sad face As the undoubted player of 2016 and after lifting both the Champions League and European Championships in the space of a couple of months, there are no shortage of people waiting for Cristiano Ronaldo to come down […]
The Russian envoy to the European Union has said he believes that the current sanctions employed by both sides would give way to long-term cooperation within a common economic space. Read Full Article at RT.com
After 12 years chasing a comet across more 6 billion km of space, European scientists will end the historic Rosetta mission by crash landing the spacecraft on the surface of the dusty, icy body at the end of the month. Data collected by Rosetta, which has captured the public’s imagination...
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
I was looking at photos of the Phobos monolith and I came across this 3D anaglyph of Phobos taken by the European Space Agency's Mars Express space probe. If you have a pair of red-blue 3D glasses, take a gander. It's incredible! Mars...Show More Summary
An international team using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), along with the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) and other telescopes, has discovered the true nature of a rare object in the distant Universe called a Lyman-alpha Blob...
The European Space Agency (ESA) launched the Gaia spacecraft in 2013 with the aim of creating the most complete map ever of the Milky Way galaxy and other nearby objects. It began observing […]
The Milky Way just got a little more crowded. The European Space Agency’s Gaia spacecraft has mapped more than a billion stars in the galaxy with unprecedented accuracy and detail — and it has already discovered 400 million more previously unknown stars. The stellar trove of 1.142 billion stars,...
A proud parent? (Photo: European Southern Observatory/CC BY 2.0) Mazel tov! Scientist may have just witnessed the birth of a black hole for the first time. According to Science Alert, astronomers have used the Hubble Space TelescopeShow More Summary
Jan Willem Tulp, in collaboration with the European Space Agency, produced the ESA Star Mapper. It shows nearly 60,000 stars in a combination of different scales and projections. Be sure… Tags: Jan Willem Tulp, space
The European Commission wants free wi-fi to be provided in public spaces across its member states within four years. The goal was announced by the president of the European Union’s executive body, Jean-Claude Juncker, in his annual state of the union address. He also wants at least one city in each EU country to have […]
ESA (the European Space Agency) has released a colossal star catalog detailing the precise positions and brightness of over a billion stellar bodies spread across the Milky Way. Created from data harvested by the agency's Gaia satellite,...Show More Summary
BYLINE: Patrick Jones Gaia is a craft from the European Space Agency which is dedicated to astrometry, and that in turn means it's going to map the heavens. If you're just finding out about the craft guess what, it's a great time to do so because it's published its first map of the milky way. Show More Summary
The European Space Agency [ESA] have released the most detailed map of the Milky Way galaxy to date, based on the first delivery of data from the ESA’s Gaia probe, which was launched in 2013. The map represents 1% of the Milky Way’sShow More Summary
The first data released from the European Space Agency’s star mapping space telescope will transform astronomy forever, expanding our view 1000-fold
Britain will stay in the European Space Agency when it leaves the EU, but will have to renegotiate terms to continue participating in certain projects, the ESA said Wednesday.
The map, based on observations from the European Space Agency’s Gaia probe, will transform what we know about the galaxy, say scientists Astronomers have unveiled the most detailed map to date of the Milky Way, after charting the positions of more than 1bn stars with stunning precision. Show More Summary
In the coming decades, the world's largest space agencies all have some rather big plans. Between NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), Roscosmos, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), or the China National Space Administration (CNSA), there are plans to return to the moon, crewed missions to Mars, and crewed missions to Near-Earth Objects (NEOs).